Children

Supporting the health and well-being of children

Children

We offer a wide range of community health care services for infants, children and youth - up to 25 years - and their families and caregivers.

The services below are targeted to children up to 19 years:

DisabilitiesWe support children who have complex health conditions including diabetes, seizures, g-tubes etc at home, in schools and in the community.

Learn more about the services for children with disabilities.

Nutrition

We provide public health nutrition services to children 0 to 5 years, their parents and caregivers.

Learn more about the nutrition services we have available for children.

 

Dental Health Our services include risk assessment for tooth decay, dental screening, fluoride treatment and more.

Learn more about the dental services we offer.

School healthWe publish an annual School Health Manual that provides information for teachers and school staff about the health services available for school-aged children and youth in Vancouver.

Get the School Health Manual.

Eating disordersWe support children, youth and adults, ages 11 and over, who are struggling with body image, disordered eating and eating disorders.

Learn more about our services for eating disorders.

Speech and languageWe have speech and language services available for children ages 0-5 and adults.

Get more information about speech and language services.

ImmunizationGet resources such as schedules and locations to immunize your child as well as resources to address common concerns about vaccines.

Learn more about immunizing your child.

Vision

Public Health staff provide vision screening for five year old children at school. Learn more about our Early Childhood Vision Screening services.

Mental HealthThere are a wide range of mental health services available including assessment, treatment, consultation, therapy and more.

Learn more about the mental health services we have available.

Audiology 

Our program offers comprehensive hearing services for children ages 0-19 years of age.

Learn more about audiology services provided.

Can't find the service you need?

Visit the HealthLInk BC website or call 8-1-1 for health information and access to services.